A Guide to Safely Shipping Perishables

A Guide to Safely Shipping Perishables

When it comes to shipping food perishables, the goal is to have the food arrive safely, intact, and quickly enough to avoid spoilage. Depending on the type of food being shipped, there are many different factors to consider in order to reach this goal. There are also...
The Best Chemical Storage Practices

The Best Chemical Storage Practices

Here at Packaging Specialties, we manufacture containers that are designed to accommodate the storage needs for a growing list of industries, from those producing consumables, like beer and wine, to those producing environmentally hazardous chemicals like paint and...
The Eco-Friendly and Sustainable Steel Drum

The Eco-Friendly and Sustainable Steel Drum

When it comes to choosing containers to store and ship your products and materials, it’s hard to find a container that is more eco-friendly or sustainable that steel drums. With daily news stories about the plastic pollution plaguing our environment, many have turned...
Shipping Hazardous Materials

Shipping Hazardous Materials

The regulations for shipping hazardous materials is closely monitored by the U.S. Department of Transportation. Before shipping a hazardous material, you are responsible for ensuring the proper steps have been taken to protect your shipment, and the carrier, from the...
Lost Time Injuries and Their Effect on the Consumer

Lost Time Injuries and Their Effect on the Consumer

Here at Packaging Specialties, we boast an impressively low Lost Time Injury number, operating with over 3,000 days without a Lost time injury (LTI). Since the passage of the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) in 1970, the number of work-related injuries and...